Mining

These miners are using guns, drones, and fireworks to keep birds from landing on a toxic lake

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A former copper mine in Montana has been flooding with toxic groundwater since the 1980s. The water is so toxic that any birds that land on the lake get cooked from the inside...
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Developing Strong EV Supply Chains Will Mean Taking Environmental Mining Seriously

1 day ago   |   Forbes

The Biden administration's ambitious goals for EVs depends on developing better supply chains for critical minerals. As awareness intensifies of terrible labor and...
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Researchers crack the synthetic code of rare molecules sought after in drug development

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

A research team has succeeded in producing two molecules that are otherwise only formed by microorganisms from extremely contaminated wastewater in an abandoned mine in South...
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These are the 9 stocks with the highest correlation to bitcoin and ethereum, according to JPMorgan

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor Joe Raedle/Getty Images The lack of a spot bitcoin ETF means some investors are looking for other ways to gain exposure to cryptocurrencies...
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Why New York State Is Experiencing a Bitcoin Boom

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Cryptocurrency miners are flocking to New York's faded industrial towns, prompting concern over the environmental impact of huge computer farms.
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Growth of electric vehicles endangering rain forests

2 days ago   |   NBC News

NBC News investigates how the growing efforts to mine nickel to help power electric vehicles are putting rainforests across the world at risk. It's a reminder that even clean...
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Resist the FOMO. An asset manager has created an ETF for 'genuine investments' that shuns market crazes like crypto and meme stocks

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Marianne Ayala/Insider A new exchange-traded fund from GCI Investors is getting back to the basics of investing. "We are investing in underlying businesses and companies rather...
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1 miner missing, 1 hurt in coal mine accident in Poland

2 days ago   |   ABC News

Coal mining authorities say that one miner is missing and one has been rescued with injuries after an earth tremor and a cave-in at a mine in southern Poland
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When Did Spotify Wrapped Get So Chatty?

3 days ago   |   NY Times

This year's data dump from the streaming music service leaned heavily on contemporary buzzwords and slang - and inspired many, many memes.
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Protesters block roads in Serbia to criticize mining plans

3 days ago   |   ABC News

Thousands of protesters have gathered in Belgrade and other Serbian towns and villages to block roads and bridges despite police warnings and an intimidation campaign launched...
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Ex-Finance Minister Olaf Scholz elected as Germany's next chancellor

Ex-Finance Minister Olaf Scholz elected as Germany's next chancellor

Angela Merkel's 16-year reign has ended with a new chancellor - Social Democrat Olaf Scholz - taking office. The former finance minister in Merkel's most recent government was... Read more ...

Kyle Rittenhouse breaks silence over LeBron James' jab

Kyle Rittenhouse breaks silence over LeBron James' jab

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Slow clearing today

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Severed Head of Tiger Shark Dumped on Car Hood After Fishing Competition

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Australia joins US in diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

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One person shot at Texas mall, suspect on the loose

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Another Latin American country legalizes same-sex marriage

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Video piles pressure on UK's Johnson in lockdown-party saga

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